New (currently quarantined) Chick Ceacal Poop?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bluenow, Oct 9, 2018.

  1. bluenow

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  3. bluenow

    bluenow Chirping

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    So if there are no other symptoms in a couple of days do you think it is safe to assume this was just a normal lining shed? or should I give it longer?
     
  4. Wyorp Rock

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    I would watch for a couple of days, if they all appear to be happy, active, eating/drinking with no other symptoms, then I think you will be fine.
     
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    Isn't layer feed too high in calcium for chicks? Or is that a story we are told so Purina and other companies can sell more products?
     
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    Really layer feed should not be fed until chicks/pullets are 16wks of age. Since the OP said they were 3-4months old, it's probably fine.

    Personally, I prefer a flock raiser feed and just offer calcium on the side.
     
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